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Red or Green?

Jan 15, 2017

Red or Green?

   There's this rather famous art competition which I've never submitted to before and this year I thought what the hell, no harm in trying. The thing is I can only submit one image and I couldn't decide which one to choose. Towards Easedale (green one) or West Iceland (red one)... decisions deci...

Jan 06, 2017

My new(ish) website

Life (unfortunately) Isn't always just about painting and there are times, normally this time of year, when I end up reviewing how things are working for me.  What is usually the first to get a dusting down is the website but last year I did a wholesale change over the summer and moved my websit...
Winter Exhibition at the Biscuit Factory

Jan 02, 2017

Winter Exhibition at the Biscuit Factory

I have been very fortunate to be invited once again to exhibit with the Biscuit Factory for their Winter Exhibition which started at the end of November.  This has to be one of my favourite venues because of the size of the gallery space, which is just wonderful for my larger paintings, but also ...
Creation @ Salt

Aug 29, 2016

Creation @ Salt

As an artist I rely so much on galleries to do the hard work organising shows and work with the public to get my work out there.  Gallery life is not an easy one and I have seen so many galleries come and go over the years.   One such gallery was Creation Fine Arts in Beverley which closed its d...
My first artist residency

Aug 13, 2016

My first artist residency

I have just returned from a 10 day residency at Burton Agnes Hall in East Yorkshire.  It was just what I need to kick start me back into painting...

May 30, 2016

Maiden Bridge Summer Show

We have now just closed our doors to the Saltaire Arts Trail and can briefly put our feet up for a rest before the next show starts.  The Maiden Bridge Summer show opens on the 4th June and will run everyday until 12th June and then will continue every Saturday and Sunday until the 31st July 201...